Letter from Thomas H. Ellis, in Richmond, to James B. Watts, in Big Lick,
regarding a claim of the estate of Charles Ellis, deceased, against Samuel Stoner
|Dates of Creation||May 5, 1842|
|Scope & Content||
Letter from Thomas H. Ellis, in Richmond, Virginia, to James Breckinridge Watts, in Big Lick (Roanoke), Virginia, regarding a claim of the estate of Charles Ellis, deceased, against Samuel Stoner, and a suit filed by Watts which Ellis approves; also mentions other claims by Stoner, and bonds of Dr Thomas Goode and Dr John B. Lewis, and sends thanks for kindness in the case of Nininger.
This letter suggests that Samuel Stoner was in financial difficulty some time before his death in 1845; see Object ID 1998.26.280.
Transcription by English Showalter accompanies the document.
|Year Range from||1842|
|Year Range to||1842|
Big Lick (Roanoke), Virginia
Hot Springs, Virginia
Roanoke County, Virginia
Sweet Springs, Virginia (now West Virginia)
Ellis, Thomas H.
Goode, Dr. Thomas
Johnson, Judge [unknown]
Lewis, Dr. Jno. B. [John B.]
Watts, James B. [Breckinridge]
|Number of images||4|
|Extent of Description||1 sheet, folded, text side 1, sides 2 and 3 blank, folded for mailing, address and filing notation side 4, size 8" x 10"|